The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 190 194 175
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 10 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 24
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£500 £531 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £663 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £326 £511
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -36.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing.

1 13 (59.09%) Banking
2 12 (54.55%) Market Risk
2 12 (54.55%) Investment Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Credit Risk
5 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
6 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
6 6 (27.27%) Big Data
7 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Front Office
8 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (18.18%) UML
9 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.09%) R
10 2 (9.09%) Analytics
10 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Statistics
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) VBA
10 2 (9.09%) C#
10 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 2 (9.09%) SAS
10 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 6 (27.27%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (59.09%) Banking
2 12 (54.55%) Investment Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Front Office
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Risk Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) Market Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) Market Risk Analyst
5 6 (27.27%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modeller
6 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Market Risk
2 8 (36.36%) Credit Risk
3 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.09%) Statistics
5 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
6 1 (4.55%) Equities
6 1 (4.55%) Derivative
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
2 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) MapReduce
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) R
2 2 (9.09%) VBA
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Vertica
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